Pliny the Younger ([ 1669 - 1675 ])

Pliny the Younger

C. Plinii Caecilii Secundi Epistolarum libri X - Notis integris Is. Casauboni, Jani Gruteri, H. Stephani, Augusti Buchneri, Casp. Barthii, Joh. Fred. Gronovii, selectissimisque Joh. Mariae Catanaei, Rittershusii & aliorum, insertis suo loco integris commentariis Francisci Balduini, J.C. Cunradi Rittershusii, J.C. & Gerh. Joh. Vossii in relationem seu consultationem Plinii. & Ad hanc rescriptum Trajani Imper. de Christianis, illustrati & accuratè recensiti a Johanne Veenhusio, Brem. & C. Plinii Panegyricus Liber Trajano dictus, cum annotationibus antehac ineditis D. Baudii. Iis accedunt commentarius J. Lipsii, integræ notæ J. Livinæi, J. Gruteri, C. Rittershusii ac selectæ variorum.

Published: Lugd. Batav. [et] Roterodami : ex officina Hackiana 1669 & 1675

Date: [ 1669 - 1675 ]

Two volumes in one. [50], 818, [23]p. ill.,. [40], 427, [42]p. ill., Both volumes have engraved title page, letter press title page with publishers device below. Decorated head and tail pieces. Contemporary vellum, minor bumping, discoloured & marked from age, page edges green. Label with titling “PLINII EPISTOLAE ET PANEGYRICI” in gilt to the spine. Marbled endpapers, label “HH” & initials and writing in ink to pastedown and rear endpaper. Some pencil notations. Extensive footnotes.

Provenance
From the Library of Patrick James Fitzpatrick, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Durham University.

Note
Engraved title page of the first volume signed G. Wingendrop, loss to the right hand side margin, does not affect the illustration. In Latin & Ancient Greek

Condition
Good

Binding
Vellum

£600

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